Lillie Mae Madison Blanks Kelly, 80, a resident and native of Franklin, LA, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 3:20 P. M. at the Kaplan Healthcare Center in Kaplan.
A public viewing will be conducted from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Jones Funeral Home 1101 Main Street Franklin, LA. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing). A private service will be held with the family’s invited guest only. Pastor Wynord Thomas will officiate. Services will be accessible by viewing the Jones Funeral Home, Inc. Facebook Page at 10:00 A. M. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Lillie Mae will be laid to in the Franklin Main Street Cemetery in Franklin.
Life’s Journey on Earth
“I tell you the truth, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life.” – John 5:24
Lillie committed her life to Jesus and served in ministry of House of Prayer and Christian Fellowship Ministries under the leadership of Bishop Leroy and Billie Mae Phillips. There she shared the goodness of Jesus to many souls through God’s Word and her testimonies of many victories in her life’s journey.
She leaves in God’s hand, her husband, James Kelly of Franklin, LA; three sisters, Bishop Billie Mae Phillips and Pastor Fannie Nettles of Franklin, LA., and Paula Fine of Orange, TX; two brothers, Henry “Sugar Babe” (Delores) Madison Jr. of Franklin, LA. and Diamond “Butch” Madison of Houston, TX; two sons, Blaine Keith Blanks and Paris Laboris Madison of Franklin, LA.; two daughters, Linda Peters and Chandra Walker of Franklin, LA.; a step-daughter, Dawn Michelle Kelly Maxon; one aunt, Catherine Elliot and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends.
Lillie was proceeded in death by her parents, her brother , sister, her son, grandsons.
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